Thursday, January 10, 2013

Senior Consultant - Energy Efficiency Policy and Analysis -- Navigant

Senior Consultant - Energy Efficiency Policy and Analysis Navigant - Washington, DC (Washington D.C. Metro Area) Apply: Job Description We work with energy leaders to aggressively strengthen their enterprises and help them make choices that ensure energy reliability, efficiency, serviceability and financial return. Our Energy professionals focus on issues across the entire energy value chain including renewable, climate change, energy efficiency, demand response, emerging technologies, generation, resource procurement, transmission, markets, performance improvement, fuel sourcing, rates and regulation. Navigant’s Energy Efficiency Policy and Analysis practice, a sub-practice of Navigant’s world-class Energy consulting practice, provides technical and market analysis related to the potential for new and emerging technologies to save energy. Additionally, Navigant’s Energy Efficiency Policy and Analysis practice supports the development of energy efficiency standards for equipment through technical and market analysis. This includes examining the impacts of regulations on manufacturers and understanding the technical improvements, and associated costs, to meet higher performance levels. Responsibilities: Navigant Consulting’s Energy Practice is seeking candidates with a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or related field to join our Energy Efficiency consulting group. As members of our team, consultants work with clients involved in a wide range of energy-related activities, particularly in the field of energy efficiency. The successful candidate will support laboratory-based evaluation, investigation, and analysis of various appliance technologies, appliance energy test procedures, and laboratory test methods. Other project work may include market and technology assessments and advance technology investigations. This includes involvement and interaction with government agencies, industry representatives, equipment manufacturers, trade organizations, and efficiency advocates. Specific responsibilities may include: • Developing testing methods to help characterize the energy use of various appliances • Reviewing international test methods and procedures currently used by industry • Modeling the performance of advanced technologies • Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on energy-related activities • Performing statistical and economic analyses; data collection; spreadsheet creation and management • Assessing technologies and analyzing technology trends • Testing the energy efficiency of various appliances • Preparing reports, presentations and other documents for clients Desired Skills & Experience Qualifications: • Strong interest in energy efficiency, laboratory testing, and advanced technologies • Bachelors of Science in an Engineering or Science discipline, Masters preferred. Electrical Engineering preference. • 1+ year of relevant work experience • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Superior interpersonal skills • High degree of self-confidence and determination • Highly developed organizational and management skills • Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive priorities without diminished effectiveness • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software • Ability to travel and to work overtime hours as needed The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans. Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. EOE M/F/D/V/SO Company Description NAVIGANT is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs. Navigant professionals leverage a unique combination of technical expertise and industry insights to provide clients with solutions tailored to their specific business challenges and the opportunities presented by the ongoing market fluctuations and regulatory changes. The Company has approximately 1,900 consulting professionals and 2,400 employees, with a client base reaching more than 50 cities around the world. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NCI) and in 2011 generated $784 million in total revenues. Corporate headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois (U.S.) and headquarters for international operations are in London.

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